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Northrop Grumman Program Manager 2 - Space Components in Beltsville, Maryland

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Program Manager for our Beltsville, MD location in support of the Integrated Thermal Systems (ITS) segment within the Space Components Division:

Summary & Responsibilities:

The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions. The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals.

Program Managers are responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout). Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to:

• Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community

• Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans

• Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations

• Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives

• Measuring and reporting program performance.

• Delivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders

• Participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions

• Establishing design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test

• Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work

• Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements

• Establishment and management of the program and subordinate baselines

• Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools

• Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planning

• Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)

• Managing suppliers to meet program objectives

• Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards

• Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities

• Development and adherence to master plans and schedules

• Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and 10 years' experience in Program Management, or Master's and 8 years' experience in Program Management supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries.

• Ability to manage external customers and internal functional teams through all aspects of engineering, development, hardware fabrication and product testing.

• Ability to participate in Systems Engineering activities while managing programmatics

• Experience with growing existing business and/or new business with current customers.

• Ability to utilize excellent decision making and risk management skills to create profit and meet schedule.

• Experience with leadership, coaching and building effective teams.

• Demonstrated financial management skills including: development and control of program budgets, schedules, risk management, EAC's and the ability to recognize and capture program changes.

• Action oriented; driven by measurable results.

• Excellent external and internal communication and presentation skills.

• US Citizenship Required

Clearance Requirements:

• Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• Past experience and understanding of design and manufacturing of Spacecraft 2-Phase thermal control devices and/or structural elements is preferred

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Program Management

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